A Copperbelt University -CBU- lecturer has been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission -ACC- for corrupt practices involving sexual gratification.
Dr. Webby Mulyata Mwaka, a lecturer in the School of Engineering, has been charged with one count of abuse of authority of office contrary to section 21(c) of the Anti-Corruption Act Number 3 of 2012.
Details are that Dr. Mwaka on dates unknown but between 1st January 2023 and 3rd October 2023 in Kitwe, Copperbelt Province did abuse the authority of his office by corruptly soliciting sexual gratification from a named female CBU student as an inducement or reward for himself to help her pass her course, a matter or transaction that concerns the Copperbelt University, a public body.
ACC Head–Corporate Communications, Timothy Moono has confirmed the arrest and said Dr. Mwaka has been released on bond and will appear before court soon.
Mr. Moono says a month ago, the commission arrested two other CBU lecturers on similar charges and is concerned with the rise in offences of this nature.

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